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ICANN Says It's Not Liable Under Antitrust Laws in Manwin Suit

ICANN Says It's Not Liable Under Antitrust Laws in Manwin Suit

Jan 24, 2012 12:00 PM PST
When U.S. Judge Philip Gutierrez hears arguments in ICM Registry and ICANN's motion to dismiss in Manwin's suit against the two groups, he will hear from defense attorneys that ICANN cannot be held liable under antitrust laws.
Megaupload's Aftershocks Hit FileSonic

Megaupload's Aftershocks Hit FileSonic

Jan 23, 2012 3:00 PM PST
FileSonic, which disabled file sharing between users following the takedown of Megaupload for alleged copyright infringement violations, may be the first of many cyberlocker sites to pull access.
Pakistan Bans Porn Websites

Pakistan Bans Porn Websites

Jan 23, 2012 8:00 AM PST
Porn sites are officially banned in Pakistan.
ICM Responds to .XXX Antitrust Claims, Asks for Dismissal

ICM Responds to .XXX Antitrust Claims, Asks for Dismissal

Jan 21, 2012 12:15 PM PST
ICM Registry, in response to Manwin and Digital Playground's antitrust suit over .XXX, has asked a judge to dismiss claims against the registry, saying that it is protected by California’s anti-SLAPP statute.
SOPA/PIPA on Hold, Hollywood on Defensive

SOPA/PIPA on Hold, Hollywood on Defensive

Jan 20, 2012 2:00 PM PST
Responding to an up-swell of corporate and public outcry over the proposed legislation, lawmakers have postponed an upcoming vote on SOPA and PIPA.
Megaupload Shut Down, Operators Charged

Megaupload Shut Down, Operators Charged

Jan 19, 2012 1:45 PM PST
Cyberlocker site Megaupload.com has been shut down and its operators have been charged in the U.S. with running an international organized criminal enterprise allegedly responsible for "massive worldwide online piracy" of numerous types of copyrighted works, including porn.
Video Delivery Patent Suit Targets Digital Playground

Video Delivery Patent Suit Targets Digital Playground

Jan 19, 2012 9:30 AM PST
The same day Manwin announced its Digital Playground purchase, the newly acquired property was hit with a patent infringement suit.
'Popular Demand' Porn BitTorrent Suit Fingers 1,058

'Popular Demand' Porn BitTorrent Suit Fingers 1,058

Jan 19, 2012 6:00 AM PST
AF Holdings, a Nevis-based company that holds the rights to Heartbreaker Digital's "Popular Demand," has filed suit against 1,058 John Does, all alleged to have poached and traded the 2011 movie through a BitTorrent network.
SOPA Alternative OPEN Act Is Introduced

SOPA Alternative OPEN Act Is Introduced

Jan 18, 2012 5:30 PM PST
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and two dozen co-sponsors introduced the Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade (OPEN) Act Wednesday evening to the House of Representatives as an alternative to the Stop Online Piracy Act.
Digital Playground Taps Ackrell for Manwin Deal

Digital Playground Taps Ackrell for Manwin Deal

Jan 18, 2012 2:00 PM PST
Manwin's recent acquisition of one of adult's top blue chip brands, Digital Playground, was a deal that involved high finance involving a little-known investment banking firm based in San Francisco, Ackrell Capital.

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